Franklin V. Taylor Award for Outstanding Contributions in the Field of Applied Experimental / Engineering Psychology

This award recognizes outstanding achievements made by a psychologist in the field of applied experimental/engineering psychology.

Sponsor: Div. 21

Description
The Franklin V. Taylor Award recognizes outstanding achievements made by a psychologist in the field of applied experimental/engineering psychology. This award is based on evidence of outstanding contributions to the field by virtue of (1) research and publication, (2) special new contributions (e.g., equipment or techniques) or (3) general leadership in the field (e.g., teacher, director of laboratory, officer in societies). Recipients of this award are invited to deliver an oral presentation as part of the Div. 21 program at the annual meeting of the APA. The presentation should address a scientific or technical topic, provide a historical review of the recipient’s area of expertise or describe personal reflections on important events in the development of applied experimental or engineering psychology.
How to Apply

Please provide the following support for your nomination.

  1. Attach a letter showing the outstanding contributions your nominee has made to the field of applied experimental/engineering psychology. The Awards Committee believes that potential recipients will have contributed by virtue of (1) research and publication, (2) special new contributions, e.g., equipment or techniques, or (3) general leadership in the field, e.g., teacher, director of laboratory, officer in societies, etc. Please demonstrate how your candidate is outstanding with respect to one or more of these criteria. 

  2. Attach the candidate’s vita. 

  3. Previous nominations will be reconsidered by the Awards Committee. Please update the supporting material and include an updated vita. 

  4. Complete the nomination form for the Franklin V. Taylor Award (PDF, 27KB)

Email submissions are encouraged

For division awards nominations and questions, please contact:

Doug Wiegmann, PhD
Professor
University of Wisconsin-Madison
3214 Mechanical Engineering Building
1513 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706
Telephone: (608) 890-1932

Past Recipients

2017
No Award

2016
Neil Charness

2015
Phil Ackerman

2014
Patricia DeLucia

2013
Robert Proctor 

2012
Penelope Sanderson

2011
Frank Durso 

2010
John Senders 

2009
Joel Warm 

2008
Wayne Gray

2007
Robert Helmreich 

2006
Paul Slovic 

2005
Donald Norman 

2004
Raja Parasuraman

2003
Deborah A. Boehm-Davis 

2002
Wendy A. Rogers 

2001
Peter A. Hancock 

2000
Eduardo Salas 

1999
Arther Dan Fisk

1998
Robert Glaser 

1997
Ben B. Morgan, Jr. 

1996
Robert S. Kennedy 

1995
No Award 

1994
Henry L. Taylor 

1993
Christopher D. Wickens 

1992
H.McIlvane Parsons 

1991
Raymond S. Nickerson 

1990
J. A. Thorpe 

1989
Robert C. Williges 

1988
Martin A. Tolcott

1987
Randall M. Chambers

1986
Harold P. Van Cott

1985
Harry L. Snyder 

1984
David Meister 

1983
Jesse Orlansky 

1982
Robert R. Mackie 

1981
Richard W. Pew 

1980
Henry R. Jex 

1979
William C. Howell 

1978
Ward Edwards 

1977
Jack A. Adams

1976
Stanley N. Roscoe 

1975
George E. Briggs 

1974
Edwin A. Fleishman 

1973
Karl D. Kryter 

1972
Warren H. Teichner

1971
Earl A. Alluisi 

1970
Julien M. Christensen 

1969
Ross A. MacFarland 

1968
Norman H. Mackworth 

1967
Ernest H. McCormick 

1966
J.C.R. Licklider 

1965
Walter Grether 

1964
Alphonse Chapanis 

1963
Paul M. Fitts 

1962
Alexander C. Williams, Jr.